Friday, May 3, 2013
This weekend get out to the Root House Annual Plant Sale in Marietta, a concert in East Cobb, a car show in Smyrna, the Mad Hatter Tea Party in Mableton and the Cinco Loco 5K Race in Acworth.
Car Show When: Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: 2500 S Cobb Dr SE, Smyrna, GA What: The Smyrna Jonquil Lions Club will host their first Annual Car Show. The juried event will also feature door prizes, raffles, food and fun for the family. Mad Hatter Tea Party When: Sunday, May 5, 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Where: The Mable House Arts Center, 5239 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA Cost: $40 for table of 4 What: Come out for an afternoon tea with friends and family! The Mad Hatter, Alice & other beloved characters will make a special guest appearance. Root House Museum and Garden Annual Plant Sale When: Friday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Root House Museum and Garden, 145 Denmead St NE, Marietta, GA …
Friday, April 26, 2013
This weekend get out to a book signing and dog rescue adoption event in East Cobb, a car show in Smyrna, "Plan 9 From Outer Space" on Marietta Square, and Good Mews Spring Flea Market.
Smyrna Car Show When: Sunday, April 28, 1 to 5 p.m. Where: Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Concord Rd SE, Smyrna, GA Cost: Free What: Browse some of the most interesting and lovingly-restored cars in the metro area. Fun for the whole family and great food too. Spring Jonquil Festival When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27 & 12-5 p.m. Sunday, April 28 Where: Village Green in Downtown Smyrna Cost: Free What: More than 175 arts and crafts vendors will be featured, as well as local non-profits and festive food from area restaurants. Jonquil City Jog 5K When: 8 a.m., Saturday, April 27; Registration starts at 7 a.m. Where: Smyrna City Hall, 2800 King Street What: At the annual Peachtree Qualifier race this Saturday, April 27, you …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Take a look at some of the events going on around Cobb County from Friday, March 29 through Sunday, March 31.
Enjoy a new twist to a beloved holiday tradition—hunting Easter Eggs in the dark this Saturday, March 30 at Tolleson Park located at 3515 McCauley Road, Smyrna. Children up to age 10 years are asked bring a flashlight and Easter basket, and will be divided into age groups with the youngest beginning their hunt at dusk. Following the hunt, all are invited to watch the full-length feature film Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (PG rated). Click here to register online for the hunt or in person at the Smyrna Community Center or Wolfe Adult Recreation Center. Registration costs $5 per family, and $10 on day of the event. Call 678-631-5541 for more information.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Local stained glass guitar artist and the owner of Exquisite Custom Guitar Art, Paul Heller, will join ranks with 240 other master craft artisans for the American Craft Council's 23nd annual Atlanta Show in March.
When the American Craft Council (ACC) returns to the Cobb Galleria Centre for its 23nd annual Atlanta Show in March, Marietta stained glass guitar artist Paul Heller will join ranks with 240 other master craft artisans for the prestigious show. As the largest juried event of its kind in the Southeast, the ACC Show is known as the nation’s premier marketplace for handcrafted basketry, ceramics, fashion wearables, furniture, glass, jewelry, home decor and more. Paul Heller and his Cobb County art studio Exquisite Custom Guitar Art's reputation for Stained Glass Guitar art has taken root in the music–themed cities of Nashville, Austin, Seattle and Los Angeles. Heller has professional musicians like Miranda Lambert, Rodney Atkins and Lee …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Take a look at this roundup of weekend events, including the 3rd annual Prom Dress Consignment Sale, a murder mystery dinner, bingo, story time, an art show, a circus and more.
Celebrate the History of Smyrna's Brown Elementary What: This will be an opportunity for children, families, teachers and staff to come together to celebrate and reminisce about their time being a part of the school before it closes its doors. Where: Brown Elementary School, 3265 Brown Rd, Smyrna 30080 When: 2-4 p.m., Sunday, March 3 Piccadilly Circus What: The ‘Cossak Warriors’ on horseback; Motorcycle Nitro Cowboys in the globe of Death; camels and zebras performing with ponies; clowns and comedy acts and more. Where: Jim Miller Park Arena, 2245 Callaway Rd., Marietta 30008 When: Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., 877-373-0477, thefuncircus.com Cost: Child General Admission: $8; Child Ringside VIP: $18; Adult: $28; Adult …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Looking for fun activities this weekend? Check these events happenings in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Counties.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Other weekend offerings include a gospel concert and a fashion show.
SATURDAY Cobb County School Board Visits Cobb GOP Breakfast When: 8:30 a.m. Saturday Where: 799 Roswell St. NE, Marietta | Get directions Why Go: Ask your school board representatives questions and listen to their plans to provide the best education for your children. Price: $10 Cobb Alcohol Taskforce Youth Council Summit When: 9 a.m. Saturday Where: 492 North Marietta Pkwy. NE, Marietta | Get directions Why Go: Have fun with community peers who support alcohol and drug-free lifestyles. Price: Free, but registration is required. [UPDATE: All spots have been filled, and walk-ins are not allowed.] Relay for Life of Vinings-Smyrna Kickoff Party When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Hyatt Place Atlanta/Cobb Galleria, 2876 Spring Hill Pkwy. SE, …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Other weekend offerings include an art exhibit and free help for homeowners.
Free Help for Georgia Homeowners When: 1 p.m. Friday Where: Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Pkwy. SE, Atlanta | Get directions Why Go: Some of the nation's largest mortgage companies will be on hand to work one-on-one with homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments or facing foreclosure. Price: Free Christopher Heitzman Benefit 5K Run When: 7:30 a.m. Saturday Where: Lassiter High School, 2601 Shallowford Rd., Marietta | Why Go: Help raise money for the medical expenses of Heitzman, a Lassiter High graduate who was seriously injured in July in a car accident. Price: Pre-registration for the run is $20 in advance and $25 the day of the race. KSU Annual Art Faculty Exhibition When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Kennesaw State …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Other weekend offerings include a model train expo and a county reading bowl.
Helen Ruffing Reading Bowl When: 9 a.m. Saturday Where: McEachern High School, 2400 New Macland Rd., Powder Springs | Get directions Why Go: Support your child as 40 schools across Cobb County participate in this fast-paced competition. Price: Free Trains Trains Trains When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday Where: Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, 2829 Cherokee St. NW, Kennesaw 30144 | Get Directions » Why Go: If you're a model train enthusiast, the Southern Museum will feel like paradise. Price: $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12 and free for children three and under. Cherokee Bridal Expo When: noon Saturday Where: 108 Arnold Mill Rd., Woodstock | Get directions Why Go: There will be complimentary …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Other weekend offerings include a high school wrestling championship and a dog adoption day.
Bingo When: 8 p.m. Friday Where: American Legion Post 294, 3282 Florence Rd., Powder Springs | Get directions Why Go: You can use a little extra cash. Price: $5 minimum Outdoor Weight Loss and Fitness Training Class When: 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Saturday Where: Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Hwy. NW, Kennesaw | Get directions Why Go: You don't want to break that New Year's resolution to get in shape. Price: Free Bring One for the Chipper When: 8 a.m. Saturday Where: Home Depot, 145 Depot Dr., Hiram | Get directions Why Go: Recycle your Christmas tree, which can be used to create mulch, fuel or fish habitats. Price: Free Region 7AAAAA Dual Wrestling Championship When: 9 a.m. Saturday Where: Pope High School, 3001 Hembree Rd. NE, Marietta | …